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DHSS Press Release

Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Cell 302-357-7498

Date: April 4, 2013



WHO: Division for the Visually Impaired (DVI) Public Hearings on State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation, Independent Living and Older Individuals Who are Blind Programs.
WHAT: DVI will be sharing our state plans for the above programs. The Division wants to hear from individuals with visual impairments and representatives from the community for your feedback. Specifically, the agency wants to understand the needs of those who are employment age and those seeking to obtain and maintain meaningful employment and from businesses. The agency is also interested in the needs of older citizens who are visually impaired.

Monday, April 8, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.: DelDOT Building,
Farmington/Felton Room, 800 Bay Road, Dover 19901

Monday, April 22, 1-3:30 p.m.: Holloway Cafe; DHSS Herman M.
Holloway Campus, 1901 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle 19720

Representatives and decision-makers from the Division for the Visually Impaired and the Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Council will be on hand to discuss the public's concerns and provide information on available services. To register for one of these important public forums, discuss transportation options and/or to request accommodations, please contact: Ronetia Bacon at 302-255-9822 or

Light refreshments will be served.

Utilizing education, outreach, training and technology, DVI works to strengthen the capacity of our agency, our consumers and the community so that those who are blind and visually impaired may become and/or remain, employed, independent and self-sufficient.

Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.